12 months
802 USD/credit 24060 USD/year
802 USD/credit 24060 USD/year
461 USD/credit 13830 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Supply Chain program of The University of Akron is offered for students who want to pursue advanced study in Supply Chain operations.


Key facts:

  • The Supply Chain program of The University of Akron requires 30 credit hours of coursework, which includes six credits of foundational core courses 21 credits to required coursework and three credits of electives. Foundational core courses may be waived if the student has completed prior study in that area. Those students will be required to complete 21 credits of required coursework and nine credits of electives.
  • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recognizes graduates of this program residing on student visas as eligible for an optional practical training (OPT) extension. While regular international students are able to remain in the country and receive training through work experience for up to 12 months, students who graduate from a designated STEM degree program, such as our MSM in Information Systems program, may be eligible for an additional 24 months on an OPT STEM extension.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Analytics and Information Strategy
  • Business Intelligence
  • Management of Supply Chains and Operations
  • Supply Chain Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Logistics Management
  • Management of Service Operations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that international students apply six weeks prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing. 


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred) or GRE, LSAT, PCAT, or MCAT scores. Test waivers may be granted for students holding an advanced degree or those with three or more years of work experience beyond conferral of the bachelor's degree.
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 802 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 802 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 461 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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